The promise of generic technology for young people with cognitive disabilities
"(1) surveys of technology use; (2) device usage trials to determine potential for use; (3) information on potential enhancers and barriers to using electronic organizers with people who have memory and organization challenges as a result of cognitive disability; (4) an online catalog of electronic devices; and (5) additional information about Web accessibility for people with cognitive challenges."
The longitudinal effects of accessible email for individuals with severe cognitive impairments
"This report describes the longitudinal effects of using an adapted email interface by individuals with severe cognitive disabilities due to acquired brain injury.Aims: Research questions included: (1) Can people with severe cognitive impairments learn to email independently using an adapted interface? (2) If participants successfully learn to email, what types of supports are needed to maintain long-term use of email? (3) What, if any, are the psychosocial effects of long-term email participation?"
Older adults: Key factors in design
"The focus of this contribution is special design which will enable a particularly large group of new users, older adults, to participate fully in the use of information technology ...". Introduction mentions "... BrookesTalk, a voice Web browser ...".
Think and Link: Tips for Assisting People With Email
Summary of research into making e-mail accessible for people with intellectual disabilities. Refers to CogLink e-mail software.
WebAIM: A Conceptual Framework for Accessibility Tools to Benefit Users with Cognitive Disabilities
"The authors present a conceptual framework which tool developers can use to chart future directions of development of tools to benefit users with cognitive disabilities."
Use of Electronic Technologies by People with Intellectual Disabilities
"Drawing upon a survey of 83 adults with intellectual disabilities, we examined factors affecting use for three key electronic technologies: computer, Internet, and electronic organizers."
Cognitive Web Accessibility: Assistive Technology 2005
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